If Time Was Not a Factor in Golf

Time is always precious. There never seems enough of it to do the things we want to accomplish. There is always something pulling us multiple directions and that creates many challenges to our golf game. But what if time was an irrelevant factor. What would your change to improve your golf game. Some would say nothing because it is only leisure activity; while others….. Continue reading

Taking Aim at The Green On Approach Shots

As I perused my regular golfing sites, a thought popped into my head regarding my aim point on approach shots. I am not entirely sure if it is an issue, but it would be great to hear what you have to say. The premise of my idea is that I do not select the proper aim point when making an approach shot to the green. Let me explain. Continue reading

Is it Time for a Slump?

Golf is exciting and challenging every time I hit the links. I never know what is going to happen and this is all part of the game. For me, this is all part of the draw of playing golf. Starting on 23 April, I have 22 games recorded for my handicap and at least 15+ other times on the links. That is a fair bit of golf in such a short time and it is about now in years past I entered into a mini slump. Continue reading

Emotional Golf – A Good or Bad Thing?

We all remember the Patrick Reed/ Rory McIlroy match during last years Ryder Cup. It was an epic battle of emotion by both players. Neither could gain an advantage over the other trough intimidation or brilliant play. Going on at the same time, was two wily veterans showing less emotion, but as much intensity for their game; of course that match was between Phil Mickelson and Sergio Garcia. In all cases, emotions were riding high and it seemed to propel these great players to new and more exciting emotional level for the fans. Both matches were awesome to watch!

I am wondering, does this type of emotion also help the average player or does it block their ability to perform?  Continue reading

Mental Attitude is Everything in Golf

Making the 30 minute trip to and from work everyday affords me the opportunity to expand my knowledge by listening to audio books. Over the past couple of days, I have listened to the “Keys of Positive Thinking” by Napoleon Hill. This compilation of speeches made by Hill is very interesting and touches on many topics I already subscribe to. However, his 3 minute talk on Mental Attitude struck a chord with me and realized it is one of my success in golf. Continue reading